Michael Kors frames are quickly becoming the new icon of eye wear. Michael Kors is an alumnus of the Fashion Institute of Technology, and launched his namesake company in 1981 at the American department store, Bergdorf Goodman, and the company has since expanded to include several brands such as ‘Michael Kors Collection’, ‘MICHAEL Michael Kors’ and ‘Michael Kors Mens’. Between 1997 and 2004, the designer was Creative Director of the French heritage brand, Celine, as one of the few Americans to ever head a French brand of that calibre. During his time at Celine, he created universally acclaimed ready-to-wear collections and turned the brand’s accessories range around to become a must-have in the luxury fashion world. Similar, the Michael Kors brand is most known for its ready-to-wear pieces, handbags and small leather goods, and they have also expanded their range to include fragrances, watches and jewellery.
Michael Kors and Royalty
The brand has several noted clientele, and Michelle Obama wore a dress by the designer for her first official portrait as First Lady of the United States and chose the designer again for several significant political events including the 2015 State of the Union. His designs have also been given a royal seal of approval by the Duchess of Cambridge, and Hollywood royalty such as Angelina Jolie and Viola Davis, and is a regular feature on red carpets at the Golden Globes and Oscars. Michael Kors’ brand portrays a jet-set lifestyle that feeds into their ad campaigns and products.
The brand has an internationally cult-following as a contemporary luxury brand, particularly the MICHAEL Michael Kors range which sits at a more affordable and attainable price point compared to the main label and is available at most major department stores. The Michael Kors brand is truly international with global brand ambassadors including Chinese actress and singer Yang Mi and American model Bella Hadid. In 2016 the brand had almost 800 standalone stores internationally after over 35 years in operation. Michael Kors was also noted as a judge on the popular ‘Project Runway’ show, and has undertaken major philanthropic work, and is a United Nations’ Global Ambassador Against Hunger. In 2013, he was shortlisted as one of The Time 100 most influential people in the world.
Name Brand at Affordable Prices
As a contemporary designer, Michael Kors sunglasses sit at an ideal price point if you an to invest in a trendy pair of sunglasses without paying a pretty penny. Their sunglasses have been produced by Luxottica since 2015, who are the manufacturers behind the sunglasses of some of the most iconic fashion brands in the industry. This means you are guaranteed to receive a high-quality pair of sunglasses that will not only keep you ahead of the trends but also last for seasons. Their sunglasses come in both polarised and non-polarised lenses and they have 100% UV protection. Luxottica produces eyewear for both the Michael Kors and MICHAEL Michael Kors lines, offering something for every budget and style.
Michael Kors eyewear and sunglasses offer fast-forward styles, including all the latest trends, while still creating timeless accessories that will stay in your personal wardrobe for seasons to come. The classic gold and silver ‘MK’ logos are incorporated into every design, with some logos more minimalistic than others depending on your personal preference.
Michael Kors and the Mirror
The mirrored aviators are one of the brand’s bestsellers, with their coloured lenses coming in every colour from rose gold and pink to silver. Aviators are considered to be one of the most iconic styles of sunglasses and are best suited for heart-shaped faces to compliment your face shape. Michael Kors has put a modern twist on this style with full mirrored lenses and matching coloured frames, while still keeping the feminine option with colours such as pink and light gold.
The mirrored-lens motif continues through several styles of the brand’s eyewear, including the ‘Kenall’ round sunglasses that make the Harry Potter glasses street-style ready. If you are a fan of the athleisure trend, then Michael Kors has you covered as well. The ‘Playa’ style is inspired by ski-glasses while the ‘Carson’ model makes the perfect pair of cycling sunglasses.
Michael Kors Frames are Adaptable
Their eyewear range is highly adaptable, and they even sell 3-in-1 eyeglasses to have you covered for both your daily eyewear needs but also your sunglasses needed for the ultimate on-the-go or vacation staple for your handbag. The range of styles of eyewear and sunglasses offered by the Michael Kors brand is extensive, with something for every aesthetic and personal style.
For those who like a timeless style with a modern vintage feel, the ‘Barbados’ style, with gradient lenses to incorporate current sunglasses trend, is a perfect choice. If you’re a hypebeast or follow street style trends, then the Michael Kors ‘Larissa’ sunglasses are an on-trend, shield silhouette which slim metal frames. They are a statement piece that can be worn any time of the year and can add instant elevation to any outfit, and can be worn for any occasion.
Michael Kors eyewear and sunglasses are a favourite of celebrities such as Eva Mendes and Anne Hathaway. The brand’s sunglasses and eyewear pieces come with a hardshell case and matching fibre cleaning cloth, guaranteeing that you can protect your new eyewear pieces so that they can be worn for seasons on end.
One of the greatest draws to Michael Kors as an eyewear and sunglasses brand is its extensive range of styles, with something for everyone regardless of their personal style and aesthetic. The brand stocks everything from the trendiest street style sunglasses with a futuristic twist to the most minimalistic of styles for the classic vintage lover. Michael Kors is committed to delivering chic and luxurious eyewear and sunglasses, with its jet-setting lifestyle aesthetic incorporated into every pair of sunglasses.